Bank Holidays In July 2021: Bank has become an integral part of our lives and for some reason or the other, we do visit bank at least once in a month or more than that. In such case, it is very important to know the business days of banks or bank holidays of the bank to avoid crashing the bank on the wrong day. List of bank holidays can come really handy for all those who plan to visit to the bank in the upcoming month i.e. July 2021. Banks have been in operation throughout the lockdown thus showing the dedication towards the nation but it is advised to minimize your visit to banks in order to maintain social-distancing norm. Consumers can use net-banking and other services offered by their respective banks as the battle against coronavirus is still going on. Here is a compiled list of public sector bank holidays, from the official website of RBI, that will come in July 2021.
List Of Bank Holidays in July 2021
Given below is the list in which dates on which, public and private sector banks shall remain close in July 2021 is listed. As per the information, banks have 15 holidays including the weekends offs and festive holidays. The lists of bank holidays in July 2021 is given below:
4th July – Sunday
10th July – Second Saturday
11th July – Sunday
12th July – Kang Rath-Yatra festival
13th July – Bhanu Jayanti
14th July – Drukpa Tshechi
16th July – Harela Festival
17th July – Kharchi Puja Holiday
18th July – Sunday Holiday
19th July – Guru Rimpoche’s Trungkar Tshechu festival
20th July – Eid al-Adha (Bakrid)
21st July – Eid-ul-Zuha
24th July – Fourth Saturday
25th July – Sunday Holiday
31st July – Ker Puja
It is to be noted that all the holidays may vary state to state
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Significance of Bank Holidays in July 2021
Kang-Rath Yatra Festival
It is the festival of Manipur in which the festival is celebrated for the ten days through which the journey of Lord Jagannath, his sister Subhadra and the brother Balbhadra. This Yath Ratra is locally known as Kang in Manipur.
Bhanu Jayanti festival is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Bhanubhakta Acharya who was a Nepali poet, translator and writer and hence bank holiday is observe on this day in Gangtok.
Drukpa Tsechi is the day on which Lord Buddha gave his first teachings to his first five disciples at Sarnath and hence on this day Gangtok will observe a bank Holiday.
This is the festival of Kumaun region of Uttarakhand, which is celebrated on the first day of shravan. It is celebrated to mark onset of monsoon and Harela means “Green Leaves”.
This is the festival of Tripura which is celebrated in July or August in Agartala. The festival is performed for a week and is dedicated to the 14 Gods which is located in the State’s Capital of Agartala.
Guru Rimpoche’s Trungkar Tshechu festival
It is one of the most significant Buddhist Festival, Trungkar Tsechu marks the birth anniversary of Guru Rinpoche (Guru Padmasambhava), the founder of Tibetan Buddhism.
Bakrid Day is the festival is celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices of Prophet Ibrahim and hence bank holiday will be observe in Kochi, Jammu, Sri-Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram.
Ker Puja is an important Hindu religious festival in which guardian god, Ker is worshipped and hence on this day bank holiday will be observe in Agartala.